Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/02/09

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Subject: [Leica] Re: R8 Woes. The puzzle is about finished,
From: Jim Brick <>
Date: Tue, 09 Feb 1999 14:26:42 -0800

Last time I checked, Leica Fotographie International was not a "house"
publication. I believe it is independent of Leica. If this is the magazine
you are referring to.


At 02:00 PM 2/9/99 -0800, you wrote:
>SP wrote:
>> I wish they would also wake up re their input to Leica Photographie 
>Magazine. I
>> just received issue 1/99 in my mailbox and am aghast at the boredom I 
>> as I looked through it. I have issues going back to the 50s and the recent 
>> have a serious lack of interesting text, in addition to other things. In 
>the old
>> days there were very interesting essays on equipment, darkroom work, and 
>> technique; now, the mag is used only to hype new lenses and bodies with 
>oodles of
>> hyperbole. Ugh!
>> Terry
>me too!! My old high school yearbook staff could have done better. Looks
>like Adventures in Desktop Publishing. But buried beneath the garbage
>were one or two items that almost made it worth it.
>And the ads are great.
>Mark Rabiner